LONDON EVENING STANDARD
West Ham plan to discuss Sam Allardyce’s future before the end of the month, amid speculation that Sunderland remain keen to recruit him next summer. Should Allardyce leave, the Hammers want David Moyes to replace him.
Cesc Fabregas insists he should not be judged on his lack of assists for Chelsea this year.
Mousa Dembele has defended Tottenham’s ultra-attacking style of play as they seek to revive their faint top-four hopes by beating Leicester at the weekend.
MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS
Manuel Pellegrini is convinced the Manchester City hierarchy will not sack him if they end the season trophyless.
Gareth Barry insists Everton must score at least once in Kiev on Thursday night to stand any chance of making it through to the Europa League quarter-finals.
Newcastle United are set to appeal Fabricio Coloccini’s red card at Everton.
Dick Advocaat has been confirmed as Sunderland’s new short-term coach, with Real Madrid assistant Paul Clement the leading contender for the post in the long term.
Gabby Agbonlahor is enjoying taking centre stage for Aston Villa again after a switch to an orthodox striking role sparked his mini scoring streak.
EXPRESS & STAR
West Brom goalkeeper Ben Foster has been ruled out for at least four weeks after scans revealed damaged knee cartilage.
West Brom striker Brown Ideye has been rewarded for his impressive Albion form with a long-awaited recall to the Nigeria squad.
Jon Walters is anxiously awaiting news on the extent of the damage to his fractured cheekbone.
THE DAILY ECHO
Shane Long is desperately hoping Ronald Koeman will stick with him up front after his impressive performance at Chelsea.
Burnley boss Sean Dyche was pleased with the way his side performed with three strikers on the pitch on Saturday – and he believes there is more to come from Sam Vokes.
Leicester City must win half of their final 10 games to stand a chance of escaping relegation, manager Nigel Pearson has predicted.
YORKSHIRE EVENING POST
Leeds United head coach Neil Redfearn has paid his central midfield department a sizeable compliment – labelling them as ‘probably the best in the Championship’.
Nottingham Forest want flying winger Muzzy Carayol on loan – but Boro don’t believe he is ready for first-team action.